Laurie Hamon: Uncovering Pollination Secrets of the Venus Flytrap
A chance opportunity to work with the Venus flytrap became a turning point for Laurie Hamon’s doctoral journey, and the focus of her dissertation for a Ph.D. in entomology and biology.
CALS Names New Entomology and Plant Pathology Department Head
After a national search, Carolyn Young will be the next department head for the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology.
A Journey from a Small Farm to Groundbreaking Scientific Research
Anna Whitfield’s path to studying big questions in agriculture began on a small family farm in Georgia, where she saw first-hand the economic, societal and psychological impacts of destructive plant and animal diseases.
In ‘Plant Armor’ Crop Cover, Insects Have to Navigate Textile Maze
NC State researchers' design for a new crop cover could provide an effective, chemical-free alternative for insect protection.